The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Dorset region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.32% 2.49% 3.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.50% 8.96% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
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£288 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £237 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 67 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.62% 27.80% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 33
Average daily rate £350 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £421 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +7 2 £319 -8.92% 2
Poole - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik
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